Nokia Android Smartphones to Receive Update to Android Oreo


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, in combination with , is looking to make their presence known to the Android consumer base. The 8 is shaping up to be a stellar phone, with some good specs for a decent price and, even better, all running stock Android. The company’s phones have been receiving a update monthly, and now things are looking even better for ’s smartphones.

The Chief Product Officer of , , tweeted that all of and ’s smartphones, which includes the 3 (their only based device), will receive Android .

The 3 is the most “budget” phone of all of their smartphone line-up, and yet it too is receiving Android . This marks a change from budget phones from other manufacturers which are never usually updated, except for some exceptions. As mentioned above, there is no timeframe given, but so far has had a decent track record for . Their phones are receiving timely security updates, which we’ve praised them for in the past. have been critical of OEMs in the past, especially over update times. For those of you who miss stock Android, ’s devices run pure Android which enables quicker updates. This is also made possible by the dedication from to update the devices quickly.

also promised two years of updates at least, meaning the 3,  5 and 6 are pretty close to that two-year deadline for when OS upgrades come out. We’ll wait and see what happens with that, but in theory, the 3, 5 and 6 could receive Android P. With ’s dedication so far to updates, it’s probably safe to assume that if it’s possible to upgrade those devices to Android P, then they will.


 

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